The 1,000-acre vineyards of Esporão are the largest in Portugal. Under the tutelage of Australian winemaker David Baverstock, this aristocrat of Portuguese grapes wins again in the Esporão's range of single-varietal wines. It is rich, it is vibrant, it has complexity. It is certainly ripe, but also elegant, along with lingering plum flavors. —R.V.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.